Episode 1: Givers and Takers: The science of pro-social behaviour Adam Grant, Professor of Organizational Psychology at Wharton Business School, discusses his latest book “Give and Take: A revolutionary approach to success”. Adam tells us why ‘nice guys’ don’t necessarily finish last and what the 19th century chemist, Louis Pasteur, has to say about the impact of academic research. Can’t see the […]
Podcasts are rapidly becoming a regular feature of online research dissemination and university brand-building, so why do only a minority of academics use them to share their research? In the first of a three-part series, LSE Review of Books Digital Editor Cheryl Brumley demystifies academic podcasting, showing that it can be a labour of love or an inexpensive side-hobby, with […]
Academic research and debate seems to be finding a new home online, visible in the growth of academic blogging, tweeting, and the use of open access archives. LSE Impact Blog editor Amy Mollett recommends 5 podcasts and videocasts on the subject of academic knowledge in the digital era.
1. Podcast: Academic Blogging and the advent of Multi Author Blogging
Professor Patrick […]
Book Review: Unlocking the Gates: How and Why Leading Universities are Opening Access to Their Courses
Rachel Dearlove reviews Taylor Walsh’s guide to open courseware in higher education across America and the UK, which points towards a new model of more sustainable mass higher education. Unlocking the Ages: How and Why Leading Universities are Opening Access to Their Courses. Taylor Walsh. Princeton University Press. 2011 Find this book: Google Books Amazon The phenomenon of ‘open courseware’ may seem […]
Another cutting for our Impact Box…THE mention for LSE Impact Conference and Professor Stephen Curry
The Times Higher Education publication has this week generously given the LSE Impact Conference another mention… along with one of the star speakers Professor Stephen Curry.
In the ‘weekly transmissions from the blogosphere’ section, Professor Curry’s presentation at the Conference on Innovative Methods for Impact and Engagement is referenced.
Podcasts, presentations, photos and Twitter results all taken from the LSE Impact […]